Open Innovation 2.0
MARCH 27, 2017
I recently read Twelve Principles for Open Innovation 2.0 , an article published last year in Nature by Martin Curley. Let me discuss each of these phases of innovation. Closed Innovation. Innovation was increasingly occurring in the marketplace, no just in their labs.
Disruptive Innovation Revisited
JULY 9, 2014
The recent New Yorker article, - The Disruption Machine: What the gospel of innovation gets wrong , - by Harvard history professor Jill Lepore , has led to a flurry of opinions on disruptive innovation. The New Yorker described the article as “Rethinking the innovation craze.”
Embracing Disruptive Innovations: Organizational Challenges
AUGUST 21, 2013
I was asked to talk about the organizational challenges that companies generally face when embracing disruptive innovations like those being developed by ID3. Managing a Disruptive Innovation Initiative. There are many reasons why disruptive innovations fail in large companies.
Innovation in Higher Education
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
We need to look at higher education through the lens of disruptive innovation, argues a report published last February, - Disrupting College: How Disruptive Innovation Can Deliver Quality and Affordability to Postsecondary Education. Harvard Business School professor Clay Christensen is one of the world's foremost experts in strategy and innovation. In his seminal book, The Innovator’s Dilemma , Professor Christensen articulated his theory of disruptive innovation.
Open Services Innovation
DECEMBER 1, 2011
Earlier this year, UC Berkeley professor Henry Chesbrough published a new book, Open Services Innovation: Rethinking Your Business to Grow and Compete in a New Era. This is his third book on open innovation in the last eight years, having published Open Innovation: The New Imperative for Creating and Profiting from Technology in 2003, and Open Business Models: How to Thrive in the New Innovation Landscape in 2006. t from your innovation activities.
Reflections from 2011 – Redefining Your Social Web Presence
DECEMBER 29, 2011
Perhaps a whole lot more productive than trying to figure out, or troubleshoot, why I can’t get connected in the first place. IBM Innovation Knowledge Management Knowledge Tools Learning Life Metablogging Personal KM Productivity Tools Social Enterprise Work Life Integration
Lean Principles in the Digital Economy
AUGUST 6, 2014
Lean principles is the name given to a group of production techniques developed by Japanese manufacturing companies around the 1970s-1980s to maximize customer value while reducing wasteful resource.
A Growing Backlash Against the Relentless Advances in Technology?
JULY 2, 2014
Few business concepts have been as long and widely used as disruptive innovation. His 1997 bestseller, The Innovator''s Dilemma , further elaborated and popularized the concept. Innovation has played a central role in my long career.
Why People and Companies Die While Cities Keep Growing
JANUARY 5, 2016
Prior to joining the SFI in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. And you would get a systematic decrease in wages and productivity and invention.
Can AI Help Translate Technological Advances into Strategic Advantage?
MAY 17, 2016
The IT industry has long been associated from what’s been called the Solow productivity paradox , in reference to Robert Solow's 1987 quip: “You can see the computer age everywhere but in the productivity statistics.
Social Business Begins by Unleashing Your Business Talent
MARCH 7, 2011
In “ Experimenting on Themselves Erica comes to describe one of my all time favourite programs inside IBM, which, in my opinion, has been much responsible for IBM’s breath-taking adoption of social software, technology and rampant innovation, over the course of the last 15 years!
Skills and Jobs in the Digital Economy
JANUARY 27, 2015
The digital revolution has yet to fulfil its promise of higher productivity and better jobs,” said The Economist in a special report on Technology and the World Economy in its October 4th issue. “The Initiative : Achievement, Independence, Initiative, Innovation, Persistence, ….
Jobs in the Age of Watson
NOVEMBER 26, 2011
At the MIT symposium, I was part of a panel on How will technology affect productivity and employment? Over time, the same disruptive innovations responsible for the technological unemployment disease led to the transformation of the economy and the creation of new industries and new jobs. For example, CAD systems have enabled engineers to develop far more complex products than they could have done otherwise.
Yes, A Business CAN Disrupt Itself
MARCH 10, 2011
Disruptive innovation kills businesses. We learned that in 1997 from Clayton Christensen’s brilliant book The Innovator’s Dilemma which starkly depicted the phenomenon. They meticulously cultivated innovation. The Innovator’s Solution isn’t a solution.
Managing Transformative Initiatives - Some Lessons Learned
APRIL 28, 2015
Whether it’s cloud computing in the IT industry, over-the-top (OTT) content in media, mobil digital payments in finance, or data science just about everywhere, industry after industry continues to be radically transformed by technology-based disruptive innovations.
Reflections on Linux and Mainframes
SEPTEMBER 1, 2015
After three month, the study strongly recommended that IBM embrace Linux across all its product lines, that it should partner with the Linux community and contribute to its development, and that it should establish a company-wide organization to coordinate its various Linux activities. .
The Future of Jobs: Lessons from History
OCTOBER 13, 2015
Previous technological innovation has always delivered more long-run employment, not less. More importantly, technological progress also took the form of product innovation, and thus created entirely new sectors for the economy, a development that was essentially missed in the discussions of economists of this time.” . Between 1965 and 2003, leisure time has increased from 6-8 hour per week for men and 4-8 hours per week for women.
IT, Productivity and Organizational Capital
JULY 21, 2010
But, to achieve long term economic growth, as well as gains in our standard of living , the US must also focus on innovation and productivity growth. US labor productivity - “the amount of goods and services that a laborer produces in a given amount of time” - grew at only 1.5% This period of slow productivity coincided with the rapid growth in the use of computers in business, giving rise to the Solow. As the US recovers from the financial.
The Science of Complex Systems
JULY 9, 2011
Prior to joining the Santa Fe Institute in 2003, he was the leader and founder of the high energy physics group at Los Alamos National Lab. That says that systematically, the bigger the city, the more wages you can expect, the more educational institutions in principle, more cultural events, more patents are produced, it's more innovative and so on. And you would get a systematic decrease in wages and productivity and invention. They are centers of creativity and innovation.
"Innovation in New York" Revisited
APRIL 15, 2010
In June of 2008 I participated in a panel, “Is New York a Center of Innovation?,” Since that time, the same two institutions have partnered with the Sloan Foundation and organized Innovate New York - Envisioning an Inventive City , - which has held a series of panel discussions to explore how to foster innovation in such diverse areas as finance, media, services, life sciences, arts and culture. For many, survival , not innovation, has been paramount in their minds.
Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It
MARCH 10, 2010
Home About Future of Talent Subscribe Over the Seas Thoughts on Recruiting, Learning and Other Things as I Ramble around the World Driving Productivity Might Revolutionize HR or Kill It by Kevin Wheeler on March 10, 2010 How different is what you do today from five years ago? The evidence shows that increases in productivity significantly lag the investment in tools and process improvements. Suddenly productivity began to climb and averaged 2.6 percent through 2003.
Non-Research Citations in the Siemens Research Study
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
APRIL 30, 2015
Fall of the wall: Capital flows to education innovation. LinkedIn endorsements turn you into the product. Retrieved January 16, 2015, from [link] technology/2012/dec/30/linkedin-endorsements-turn-you-into-the-product OECD Publishing. 2003). New Directions for Higher Education, 2003(122), 5–12. Defending himself against my criticism of his recently released research study on distance and online learning, George Siemens tweets: Au contraire mon frère.
“IT Doesn’t Matter” Ten Years Later
MAY 23, 2013
The article appeared in the May 2003 issue of the Harvard Business Review , where Carr was then an editor-at-large. Furthermore, there were no concrete silver bullets around On Demand , no specific technology or product that everyone could quickly understand. How quickly time passes.
Birgit Mager and the Evolution of Service Design
NOVEMBER 10, 2015
It was a time when companies were moving away from a product and technology focus and a solutions-focus was emerging. We started to shape the Service Design Network in 2003 and it was really amazing to meet, share experiences, and envision perspectives for service design. Birgit Mager has watched service design evolve since the mid-nineties, and has been hugely influential in its development.
Bader A. Alsaleh - September 17, Riyadh - Summary Notes
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
It is based on innovation. Bahrain, 2003 - students were prepared to work on a specific type of project. Overview of major pedagogic models) - e-learning 2.0 - connectivism - communities of enquiry etc Key elements of pedagogy: personalization, participation, productivity. Bader A. Alsaleh (Professor, Instructional Design and Technology, King Saud University) @ba_alsaleh On 40 minutes, will present a number of ideas. Why are we interested in social media?
The Rise and Potential Fall of the Talent Economy
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
The vast majority depended on superior human assets for their advantage - great research scientists, inspired code writers, distribution geniuses, product innovators - and knowledge assets - patents, brands, know-how, experience. in 1993, fell to 35% in 2003, and it’s been back to 39.6%
[2b2k] The Net as paradigm
MAY 13, 2012
So I bought his 2003 book Shift!: He sagely points to three main areas where he thinks there will be sufficient development to enable the new paradigm to take root: the rise of the mobile Internet, the development of productivity tools that “facilitate improvements in the supply chain” and marketing, and “the increased deployment of what have been termed social applications , involving education and the political sphere of national and local government.”
Learning 2.0 Tetrad Through Marshall McLuhan
AUGUST 30, 2009
If you haven’t heard of Marshall McLuhan , well you’re simply missing out on one of Canada’s most innovative minds. Derrick de Kerckhove, Director of the McLuhan Program of Culture and Technology at the University of Toronto since 1983 wrote McLuhan for Managers in 2003.
Open Education, MOOCs, and Opportunities
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
DECEMBER 12, 2014
RSS went through several early versions: RSS 0.91, which was the first production version, RSS 1.0, Content syndication has been behind some of the most innovative developments on the world wide web. Working with the Semantic Web group located in Fredericton, the eLearning group developed a product called Sifter/Filter. In 2003 NRC research Stephen Downes developed the concept of e-Learning 2.0
Informal Learning – the other 80%
APRIL 16, 2013
Innovating in the face of change. The rapid pace of technological innovation and economic change almost guarantees that formal learning will be dated. To optimize one’s position in the global net, one can: Rewire the internal connections (learn, innovate, revisualize).
The Soothing Effect of Blogging
AUGUST 18, 2014
Oh, wait, it certainly can: when the final product is better than the original idea. It’s hard to believe, even for myself, how the last time I wrote a blog post over here was a bit over two months ago.
Governance and Pragmatism: Moving Beyond “The Culture of No”
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Having thought about this for a while, I would look for innovative approaches to governance in two very different places: by exploring the transformation of management models in business over the past twenty years; and by re-examining the thinking of the Founding Fathers over two hundred years ago. . The experts in the organization are those people closest to their products and services, their clients and their markets.
Work Stream #2 – Remote Working in Social Business Is Dead!
AUGUST 31, 2016
Well, more than anything else because I have been a power user of Connections way before it even became a product back in 2007 (I was, for instance, a very heavy power user of its grandfather ‘ Fringe’ back in early 2001) and I have got tons of extended experience with it.
Education Technology Strategies - Day Two
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
FEBRUARY 4, 2015
innovators of today") Q: are we looking at ways to. So the Achieving Excellents has four major objectives: - achieving excellence - ensuring equity - promoting well-being - competence We''ve also been partnering with the Council of Directors of Educations (CODE - ''superintendants'') - this boosts what we know about technology and enabling innovations. Do you see innovation hubs emerging in K12 - are you looking to encourage this?
Strategy & Business Lists Hard Facts Among Decade's 10 Most.
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
The ergonomics of innovation -- The McKinsey Quarterly. interview Pixar Brad Bird - Innovation lessons from Pixar Director Brad Bird - Strategy - Innovation - The McKinsey Quarterly. Customer-Focused Innovation. James Adams: Good Products, Bad Products: Essential Elements to Achieving Superior Quality. David A Owens: Creative People Must Be Stopped: 6 Ways We Kill Innovation (Without Even Trying). 2003 Who Says Elephants Can’t Dance?
The Future of Online Learning: Ten Years On
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
NOVEMBER 16, 2008
Probably the most notable of the specialized computers, the iPod, has become one of the most popular consumer products of all time. Digital cameras have essentially replaced traditional cameras; Polaroid is ceasing production of instant film in 2009. Dignan, 2008) Microsoft needs to virtualize Windows, to create versions tailored to different devices, simplifying the operating system providing a similar user experience across a wide range of products.
Cloud Computing and the Evolution Toward the "Outside-In," Virtual Enterprise
DECEMBER 10, 2009
A couple of weeks ago, I attended a very stimulating meeting in Madrid sponsored by the Bankinter Innovation Foundation. The Foundation was started in 2003 by Bankinter , - one of the largest commercial banks in Spain, - in order to foster entrepreneurial innovation in the country. The use of such standard services and best practices have brought major improvements in productivity and quality in manufacturing industries over the past three decades.
Towards an ET (Energy Technologies) Revolution
OCTOBER 25, 2008
I am sure that improving the productivity and quality of health care is in just about everyone's list. First of all, we face major challenges in finding reliable supplies of energy, and reducing the environmental impact of energy production and use. In June of 2006, BP pledged $500M over ten years to establish a dedicated biosciences energy research laboratory attached to a major academic center, as well as to start a bio-fuels business for the production of new, cleaner energy.
Why I’m Scared of the SOPA Bill by Jim Fruchterman
DECEMBER 8, 2011
Note from Beth: I ran into Jim Fruchterman at the Social Innovation Summit last week in Palo Alto. Most tech companies think this is the most counter-productive job and innovation killing bill they’ve seen in years. Flickr Photo by DonkeyHotey.
The OER Debate, In Full
Stephen Downes: Half an Hour
MAY 8, 2011
The OPL was truly innovative in that, in addition to requiring citation of the original author as source, it contained two license options that authors could choose to invoke or not invoke. RedHat published the documentation for their products under the OPL up until 2010. The innovation represented by these licenses relative to the background copyright system is that they make it trivial for people to give others permission to use their creations. 2003).